Leo Music Design

Pianist, keyboardist, producer

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Professional pianist and producer very used to this kind of online works (TOP RATED KEYBOARDIST in a page similar to this). Educated and experienced in many genres (MODERN, CLASSICAL, JAZZ, ELECTRONIC). NORD STAGE PIANO (great for PIANOS, RHODES, SYNTHS) Metric Halo Audio Interface (BEST REC QUALITY). Quick turnaround. English, Español, Italiano.

Hire me for: a piano accompaniment for your song, an advanced harmonization of your jazz composition, sick rhodes chords for your R&B track, a piano cover of your favorite song, a synth track you need in your house mix, those blues piano licks and riffs you need in your arrangement etc. etc. //////// Here you can listen to some works of mine: https://soundcloud.com/leomode/sets/airgigs/s-oCxks ////////// Prices starts at 60$ but can vary according to the complexity of the work. /////////// EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: • “Siena Jazz” degree in Jazz and Modern Music Piano, Composition and Arrangement. • 8 years of Classical Piano studies • 2 years of Jazz Ensemble and Composition studies • “Saint Louis College of Music of Rome” degree in Electronic Music Production, Sound Synthesis, Film Scoring • Master degree in Music Production at “Microfusa” school, Barcelona. //////////// WORK EXPERIENCE: • As composer and producer for various artists • As piano and keyboards player with many bands, singers and djs • As live electronics performer in several projects: Daniele Malvisi virtuous circles of Miles Davis (Jazz sextet), Fake Out Collective (Tech-house) • As producer of soundscapes for many installations, documentaries and videos in general (for Las Arenas de Barcelona, PXNGLI, Palacio del Flamenco de Barcelona...) • As piano and keyboards player for studio recordings of other producers.

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Reviews (16)

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  1. Review by Marissa Nicole
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    I’m so happy with the work that Leo did. I would definitely work with him again!
    Thank you, Leo

  2. Review by Eric G.
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    El Mejor!! He trabajado varios temas con Leo y siempre me le aporta un gran nivel y mucha calidad a cada una de las canciones!!
    100% recomendado

  3. Review by Al K.
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    Very talented, professional and I can't wait for the next song.

  4. Review by Eric G.
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    100% Recomendado, Leo es un gran músico, Grabación con muchísima calidad, excelente atención y muchísimo talento!!

  5. Review by Eric G.
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    Leo is great ... Total quality !! 100% recommended!!

  6. Review by Eric G.
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    muy profesional, un trabajo de alto nivel!! 100% recomendado!!

  7. Review by Ayo K.
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    Leo is outstanding, super talented and a big inspiration. He provided various quality variations to what I required, I would definitely recommend him for your project.

  8. Review by Pedro B.
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    Hey!Leo
    Good job!
    All the best
    Pedro

  9. Review by Richard M.
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    Leo is an accomplished piano player whose performance has taken my track to the next level. I 100% recommend him.

  10. Review by ARdesign
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    Leo is the producer to work with!Huge talent and a great perception of what the client wants,humble and has zero ego when it comes to collaborations or ideas. Highly recommend!

  11. Review by Day
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    Amazing service. Quick turnaround, great quality, five stars!

  12. Review by Michael
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    Definitely the fastest turnaround of anyone I have worked with! Quality of the sound and the playing are exceptional and he truly understands the vision you have for your track. 5 stars and definitely be ordering from him again.

  13. Review by Giampix
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    My songs have been arranged superbly by Leo. Great also as the producer of a cd of ours. Giampix

  14. Review by Maxime Drouard
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    Actually working on my 4th track with Leo, and always super happy with the result! He pushes my tracks to another level, catching perfectly all my ideas, and making the result look super professional... he is amazing!!

  15. Review by Frank
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    Leo is a master.
    He paid attention to details and to the spirit of my song. and delivered before time, a set of nice arrangements.
    I am happy I found him for my project. Leo is the man!
    Cheers.

  16. Review by Jay
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    This is a fantastic service,above and beyond my expectations ,i will be using him again,Jay

Interview with Leo Music Design

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: NU EPOQUE: www.nuepoque.com. I really like the music and it involves my best skills (keybpardist, producer, arranger, live performing and improvisation)

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: That you'll be 100% happy in the end. If you won't I have no problem in keep working on it or cancel the order without charging anything... but in more than 100 works done in Soundbetter and Airgigs, with a feedback of 100%, that never happened. ;)

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: That is creative.

  7. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  8. A: - Do you think you can do this for me? - Yea, sure. :)

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: That electronic music can't reach the same prestige of jazz or classical. Having done Doing both I realized that a mix of an electronic track could be as difficult, time consuming and demanding as an arrangement for a jazz big band or a symphonic orchestra.

  11. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  12. A: Is there an artist would you like your music to sound like? Do you prefer your music to be completely original and unheard instead?

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Try to look for references for the piano/production style that you expect from me. Be as specific as possible in your requests.

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: Elaquent, Stimming, Kaytranada because they're my favourite producers and I would learn a lot. Also I would like to produce music for artists like Solange, Bjork... because you have to be very creative and experimental

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: If you work in the box and you have a good sound interface with good preamps and low noise, use in/out loops re-recording stems into the daw whenever you want to add some density and saturation to sounds that feel too artificial, cheap and poor.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: Here Pop/rock songs, in my other activities outside Soundbetter: Jazz, Nu Soul, electronics.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: The piano playing I think, and my knowledge about harmony and music.

  23. Q: What's your typical work process?

  24. A: I listen carefully to the material that the client sends me, his references and indications. Then I make a chart of the song and start producing/recording some draft and sometimes I send it to the client already to see if we're going in the right direction. Often I deliver directly the complete work and most of the times the client is very happy and doesn't need any further revision. But when they do I'm available for all the revisions they need. After the work is completed we leave each other a feedback.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Im my acoustically treated studio I work with an iMac connected to a a metric halo sound interface (top quality converters, 2+8 ins and outs). I Have a Nord Stage piano, some midi controllers for Virtual Instruments (Native Instruments, Spectrasonic etc.). Top quality speakers (Klein and Hummel O300) and a classic analog compressor: API2500.

  27. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  28. A: - On my project NU EPOQUE: www.nuepoque.com. - On the production of a project of an artist called Klaymax - Arranging two songs of a client of Airgigs who sent me just the vocals of his original songs and want me to develop the chord progression and the piano accompaniment.

  29. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  30. A: no

  31. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  32. A: Analog for texture, character and color, digital for editing, organizing and control.

  33. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  34. A: Piano, computer, speakers, sound interface, micro

  35. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  36. A: I started studying piano at 6. Became a pro jazz musician at 18. Got into electronics and production at 24. Since then I've been working only with music. I'm 34 now.

  37. Q: How would you describe your style?

  38. A: Eclectic

  39. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  40. A: What the client ask for! :)

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Elaquent, Stimming, Kaytranada, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Morricone...

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Piano track for a song, arrangement of an original composition of a client (in solo piano or with many instruments), Solo piano versions of famous songs.

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Nu Epoque "Chuckle"

I was the Pianist and Producer in this production

Terms Of Service

All the revisions you need. Turn around is usually very quick (1 day) but depends on my agenda. Prices start at 70$ but can vary according to the complexity of the work

GenresSounds Like
  • Norah Jones
  • Erykah Badu
Gear Highlights
  • Clavia Nord Stage Piano
  • Metric Halo sound interface
  • Klein&Hummel O300 speakers
  • professional studio recording environment.
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